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Lou Gehrig

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  • The Sun Remembers: July 29-August 4

    The Sun Remembers: July 29-August 4
    Aug. 4, 1996: Earl Weaver, the irascible Orioles manager who led the club to 1,480 victories, four American League pennants and the 1970 world championship, is enshrined in the Baseball Hall of Fame. "I'm proud of my record," Weaver tells the crowd in...
  • Michael Phelps stands alone at the top

    Michael Phelps stands alone at the top
    It could have been a little more dramatic. Michael Phelps could have made us wait until the weekend to watch him win his historic 19th medal and become the most-decorated athlete in the modern history of the Olympic Games, but no matter. Baltimore's...
  • Missouri State and Drury to meet in a benefit for Coach Howard Bell

    Missouri State and Drury to meet in a benefit for Coach Howard Bell
    SPRINGFIELD, Mo. – Separated geographically by less than two miles, the baseball programs of Missouri State University and Drury University will come together for the first time on the diamond this fall with a common mission in mind. The Bears and...
  • "Ed-die!" chanted again in Baltimore -- the way it always should have been

    "Ed-die!" chanted again in Baltimore -- the way it always should have been
    The rain would not come for another hour, so Hall of Famer Eddie Murray had to settle for bathing in the affection of his close friends and the large gathering of fans who crowded into Legends Park to see his statue unveiled on Saturday. Maybe time...
  • In The Pipeline: Local Babe Ruth footage unearthed

    In The Pipeline: Local Babe Ruth footage unearthed
    I've never seen anything like this. It's hard to fathom. So rare is the view that I don't even want to blink for fear of missing a split second. Did I really just see that? Recently, at a signing for my new book, "Baseball in Orange County," an elderly...
  • Cal Ripken Jr. auctioning off the truck he drove to the ballpark when he broke Gehrig's streak

    Cal Ripken Jr. auctioning off the truck he drove to the ballpark when he broke Gehrig's streak
    Cal Ripken Jr.announced today that he'll be auctioning off the 1994 Chevy Suburban that he drove for several years during his Hall of Fame career with the Orioles.  Ripken drove the truck to Camden Yards the nights he tied and broke Lou Gehrig’s...
  • Rippee tosses 1-hitter in win over Glendale

    Rippee tosses 1-hitter in win over Glendale
    SPRINGFIELD, MO - The Kickapoo Chiefs knocked off rival Glendale 11-1 in 5 innings in a game dedicated to long time Glendale coach Howard Bell who is battling ALS or Lou Gehrig's Disease. Kickapoo senior Ryan Rippee tossed a 1-hit complete game for the...
  • Sports columnist: A moment that wrote itself

    Sports columnist: A moment that wrote itself
    The date — Sept. 6, 1995 — had been circled on calendars, not just in Baltimore, but throughout the country. The countdown for the Orioles' Cal Ripken Jr. to break Lou Gehrig's consecutive-games record had gone on for months. And yet, if I...
  • Rutan and Branson make a giant leap for space tourism

    Rutan and Branson make a giant leap for space tourism
    On a wind-tossed desert night, the dream of space pioneers Richard Branson and Burt Rutan to bring space flight to everyone -- at least everyone who can afford it -- drew closer to reality when the pair unveiled the world's first commercial passenger...
  • Medicare to Help With Screening for HIV

    Medicare to Help With Screening for HIV
    Once a disease of the young, HIV has made its way into the lives of older Americans. People with the virus are living longer, while some are contracting it later in life. There have been efforts to fight it: safe sex classes in senior housing, condom...
  • Syndrome Victims: EMFs Cause Symptoms

    Syndrome Victims: EMFs Cause Symptoms
    The explosive spread of electromagnetic fields across the world has undeniably spawned at least one disorder: electrosensitivity syndrome. Millions of people - most of them in Europe - say they suffer headaches, depression, nausea, rashes and other...